Hookhi | Smoking pipe


Category: Vastu
Location: Bhalsi, Panipat, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Earth (Terracotta, Copper, Steel), Metal (Aluminium), Wood
Earth craft technique: Firing
Metal craft technique: Bending, Casting, Fittings, Welding
Wood craft technique: Turning
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Unlike commonly recorded hookhi with tanki made of brass, the tanki in this example was made of aluminium. The nehcha connecting the tanki and the chillum is most often made of wood while the nehcha connecting the tanki and the neh is made of metal.

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